January 9th, 2013 In New York Rangers, Player Profiles 6 comments

In case you didn't already know, Rick Nash is excited to be playing for the New York Rangers. Just over five months after being acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets on July 23rd, the five-time all-star took the ice on Monday with his new teammates at the Rangers' training center in Tarrytown, New York. Although it was only an informal skate,...

December 31st, 2012 In International Hockey, OHL, Player Profiles, World Junior Hockey Championship 0 comments

Goaltender John Gibson has been the best player on the ice for Team USA at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. Gibson has certainly lived up to the hype on the world stage facing the best U-20 competition the hockey world has to offer. The Pittsburgh native recorded two scoreless periods in Team USA's opening contest against...

December 29th, 2012 In AHL, Anaheim Ducks, Player Profiles, Prospects 0 comments

At 20 many young Americans and Canadiens envision what their life is going to be like in 5 years down the road.  Ducks prospect Devante Smith-Pelly doesn't have to worry about that. His future points towards a great career in the NHL. At such a young age he has already climbed the ladder to success.  Devante has put his stamp on the NHL...

December 25th, 2012 In College Hockey, Player Profiles, Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Many players are selected during the NHL Entry Draft at a very young age. Most players go to a junior league and quickly become club property as early as age 17. A select few go the college route, playing NCAA hockey, sometimes up to a full four years. With the college hockey season underway, here's an update on the Washington Capitals college...

December 24th, 2012 In Hockey History, Player Profiles, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

TML Captains is a series that profiles the men who 'wore the C' for one of the NHL's charter franchises. Previously featured were Bob Davidson, Ted Kennedy, Sid Smith and Jimmy Thomson. All profiles can be found here. George Edward 'Chief' Armstrong #10, 15, 20 Centre/Right Wing Born: 6 Jul 1930 in Skead, ON Toronto Maple Leafs...

December 22nd, 2012 In International Hockey, National Juniors, Player Profiles, Top 10 Lists 0 comments

The Christmas season is well upon us.  Many people are clamouring to the stores and malls, hoping to finish the rest of their shopping before the big day arrives on Tuesday.  It is a special time of year for people to spend with their families and friends, reveling in the company of those who make this so incredible.  Almost everywhere one...

December 20th, 2012 In College Hockey, Hockey East, Player Profiles, Prospects, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Many players are selected through the NHL entry draft at a very young age. Most players go to a junior league and quickly become club property as early as age 17. A select percent go the college route, playing NCAA hockey, sometimes up to a full four years. With the college hockey season underway, I give you an update on the Washington Capitals’...

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